I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve been a rather Negative Nancy over the last few days. The lack of sleep, the risk of going out and getting fresh air, not to mention the whole family is down with a spring sniffle so its grumps all around. My mind, my body, my emotions have all…… Continue reading Getting over the hump
Since I started dealing with doctors visits, symptoms, medical tests, diagnosis, medications and lifestyle changes I’ve never really had a difficult time keeping my self identity in tact. I didn’t call myself the girl with asthma, the girl with the panic disorder, the girl with depression, the girl with migraines etc. I was the girl…… Continue reading Losing my identity
PP: Right shoulder, right neck, head, right ear, vasculitis (upper body), right elbow, both wrists, both thumbs, both knees, both feet, inner right thigh, SI joint, tender right abdomen, IBS -D, rough breathing, very dry mouth, dry, irritated eyes, blurry vision, swollen ankles, low fever, insomnia, general anxiety, irritated scalp, under bust rash, very foggy…… Continue reading April 24th to 27th
This post has been on my mind for some times now. It’s not a ‘How To’ guide that carefully lays out how I’ve mastered the parenting skills required to put my kids on the right track while simultaneously taking enough time to care for myself and keep stress at bay. THIS DEFINITELY ISN’T THAT KIND…… Continue reading Parenting the Difficult Child (When you are ill)
I’ve always loved to be social, spend time with my friends and family and even on occasion meet new people. I would never label myself as a people person though, I actually consider myself rather anti-social. In part because I’m that typical “shy until you get to know me…. then WOAH wild child!” but also…… Continue reading I just can’t do it myself anymore.
PP: Both feet, right hip, right SI, right swollen tender abdomen, right rib cage, neck, base of head, both hands (right worse), right elbow, right shoulder, rash on upper abdomen, back of arms and around edge of hair, IBS-C, nerve pain (see below for guesses why it’s back) that moves around, vasculitis pain and swelling all…… Continue reading April 18th to 23rd
It’s been a rough few months. Scratch that. It’s been a rough few years. I’ve been ‘blessed’ with a lot of time to sit and ponder. I wonder about what my kids are going to be like grown up. I worry about my health, our finances and our fixer-upper of a home. I look forward…… Continue reading We’re just two idiots